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Smith Island Baking Co. Looks to Expand as Global Demand for Maryland’s Official Dessert Explodes

Maryland is famous for a number of things. The United States Naval Academy was founded in Annapolis, Maryland in 1845. Crab cakes made from the distinctly sweet flesh of the blue crab are known across the country. Maryland, in other words, has a lot going for it on a national level. Internationally, the Old Line […]

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At 82 Years Old, San Antonio Woman Competes in International Tennis Tournaments, Teaches Sport to Others

Even though she is 82 years old, Margaret Canby says she feels 50. Her secret to staying young: keeping active through the sport of tennis. Canby has played tennis for more than 70 years, calling it “a sport you can play forever.” Her hobby has also allowed her the opportunity to travel all around the […]

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Cameras in Nursing Home Resident Rooms to Prevent Abuse: Could They Come to Maryland?

In recent years, elder abuse in nursing homes has become a more publicized issue, especially for the more than 50% of assisted living residents over the age of 85. However, one lawmaker aims to combat the issue by allowing residents and their families to place cameras, hidden or otherwise, in their rooms to help protect […]

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According to Federal Officials, Maryland is One of the Worst States for Veteran Affairs

According to federal officials, the medical system for Maryland’s veterans is one of the worst in the nation, prompting the agency to seek options for routing veterans to private physicians amid a primary-care backlog. Veteran healthcare made the headlines multiple times this summer as the Department of Veterans Affairs was forced to reveal its startling […]

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How Your Office Job Could Be Damaging Your Body

Is your back bothering you?You aren’t alone. An estimated 80% of adults will experience neck or back pain at some point in their lives. In fact, lower back pain is the top musculo-skeletal disorder and is the leading cause of disability around the world, according to a June 19 Island Connection article.The Island Connection reports that the cause of […]